In 1985, Czech born Producer Karel Dirka, after having won the Bavarian Film Prize, also received an Academy Award Nomination for his documentary "MARLENE". Dirka also won the German Film Award for his 1979 production "Derby Fever - USA".
MARLENE - Academy Award nominated portrait of Marlene Dietrich
LARA - the life of Boris Pasternak, author of DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
FORGET MOZART - the true cause and significance of Mozart's demise...
THE MAGIC BOOK - a classic fairy-tale
THE FIREBIRD - a classic fairy-tale
THE SWAN LAKE - a classic fairy-tale